Automation Maintenance Technician

St. Charles, IL 60174

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: ND194526626 Compensation: $54080-64480 / year

Job Description

Title: Automation Maintenance Technician
Location: St. Charles, IL
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Shifts Available: 2nd OR 3rd
Pay: $26-$31/hr. based on experience

Sterling Engineering is looking for an Automation Maintenance Technician for a company that manufactures electric car parts in St. Charles, IL. This is a great opportunity to work with an industry leader that has great benefits!

Job Duties:
  • Monitors, analyzes, diagnoses, and repairs machine problems with manufacturing engineering and production supervisors.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, wiring diagrams, and equipment manuals.
  • Uses advanced mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills for problem assessment.
  • Applies PLC diagnostics and programming skills effectively.
  • Assists in developing and implementing preventative maintenance programs, collaborating with production supervisors.
  • Trains production operators in performing simple preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Helps maintain equipment spare parts inventory and may initiate purchase requisitions for spare parts.
  • Investigates causes of machine issues, raw materials, and tooling; suggests process and equipment improvements.
  • Documents new procedures, machine changes, and additions accurately.
  • Creates special fixtures or modifies equipment using surface grinders, milling machines, arc welders, and lathes.
  • Utilizes diagnostic equipment like voltmeters, calipers, micrometers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Supports the company's management and quality systems, including efforts for continuous improvement.

  • Experience: 2+ years' equipment maintenance technician in an automated assembly production environment
  • Education: High School or Equivalent
  • Ability to operate / diagnose a variety of automated assembly production equipment within an electronics assembly (PLC's, sensing, robots pick/place)
  • Extensive knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment operating under PLC’s, robotics, machining, pneumatics, hydraulics, and sensor controls
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with strong time and project management skills
  • Basic PC skills (Microsoft Office, Word and Excel)

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Meet Your Recruiter

Alyssa Ford

Alyssa Ford is a dedicated Technical Recruiter, driven by her commitment to establishing meaningful connections with individuals and assisting them in navigating the complexities of career transitions.

With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and a total of 2 years in the recruiting field, Alyssa has already significantly impacted talent acquisition.

Alyssa's innate ability to connect with people and understand their unique career aspirations has been instrumental in her success as a Technical Recruiter. She finds great joy in forging professional relationships and participating in candidates' journeys as they navigate the tough decisions associated with job changes.

Having experienced the challenges of job hunting firsthand, Alyssa empathizes with candidates facing similar struggles. She encourages job seekers not to lose hope and to stay persistent throughout their search. Alyssa believes that the right role will come along at the right time, and maintaining a positive attitude and determination can make all the difference in finding the perfect fit.

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